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South Africa thrash England in second Test, level series 1-1

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South Africa's Vernon Philander (R) celebrates taking the wicket of England's Gary Ballance, given out on review for 4, on the fourth day of the second Test at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on July 17, 2017 © Provided by AFP South Africa's Vernon Philander (R) celebrates taking the wicket of England's Gary Ballance, given out on review for 4, on the fourth day of the second Test at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on July 17, 2017

South Africa hammered England by 340 runs to win the second Test at Trent Bridge on Monday and level the four-match series at 1-1.

England, set a mammoth 474 runs for victory, collapsed to 133 all out in their second innings 40 minutes before tea on the fourth day.

No England batsman made a fifty in an innings where former captain Alastair Cook's 42 was the top score.

Jonny Bairstow leaves the field after losing his wicket for 16 runs © Athony Devlin/AFP/Getty Jonny Bairstow leaves the field after losing his wicket for 16 runs

England, who resumed on one without loss, lost four wickets before lunch and a further six before tea.

Vernon Philander led South Africa's attack on Monday with three wickets for 24 runs in 10 overs, while left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj took three for 42 in 12.

Duanne Olivier ended the match by taking two wickets in two balls to dismiss tailenders Mark Wood and James Anderson.

Alastair Cook is caught behind off the bowling of South Africa's Chris Morris for 42 runs © Anthony Devlin/AFP/Getty Alastair Cook is caught behind off the bowling of South Africa's Chris Morris for 42 runs

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